Steve Paikin Vic 8T1 ~ 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner
At the award dinner on April 21 Steve Paikin was awarded the 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award.
For 25 years, Paikin has helped to inform the public’s understanding of complex social and political issues. In his current role as anchor and senior editor of TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin, Paikin can be seen nightly addressing the issues facing the world today, providing a forum for thought-provoking discussion among newsmakers and experts.
Mr. Paikin began his career as a city hall reporter with CHFI radio before joining CBC-TV, filling such roles as a Queen’s Park correspondent, anchor of CBC at Six and a reporter on CBC’s national news broadcast and Newsworld. He went on to TVO, where he co-hosted Studio 2 for 12 years, and hosted Diplomatic Immunity, which he co-created, for eight years. He has also moderated the 2006 and 2008 federal election debates and the 2007 Ontario election debate.